The Ruckus suspension is no good, horrible, and very bad. I previously replaced my rear shock for under 30$, and recently, I found time to rebuild the front forks with stiffer springs from MNNTHBX (that’s Man In The Box). These new… Continue Reading →
The Honda Ruckus is an interesting scooter that provokes a lot of questions from people who do not ride. These people are curious and impressible, and I often find myself advising against choosing the Ruckus as a first scooter. This… Continue Reading →
First, a full confession: I am late to get the Ruckus out of the garage this year. I had a few projects going on, and I have a blast riding my dual sport. Anyways, my tire pressure today, after sitting… Continue Reading →
I made a new speedometer bracket to attach to the BMX handlebars I put on the Ruckus. The biggest problem to solve when changing bars is finding a place to mount the speedometer and turn signal indicator. I removed the… Continue Reading →
This photo shows where the crankcase breather hose connects to the Ruckus engine head. If the engine is still in the scooter, removing the floorboard plastic will make access to this hose much easier. As an Amazon Associate I earn… Continue Reading →
I have gotten a few questions about the gear oil in the Ruckus transmission. Here are answers to every question you could possibly have about the Final Reduction Gear Oil in the Ruckus. What weight oil goes in the final… Continue Reading →
Yes, if you remove the front wheel and have swapped out the handlebars to a BMX set that you can loosen and lay down. Learn how to remove the Ruckus front wheel. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying… Continue Reading →
The Guam Police Department has been given four Honda Ruckus scooters to protect and serve. More @ Guam Pacific Daily News. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases made after clicking Amazon links on this website.
Maintaining the proper air pressure in your scooter’s tires will optimize acceleration, handling and top speed. If you do not ride your Ruckus for a number of months during winter or while recovering from a broken bone, your scooter’s tires… Continue Reading →
Here is the documentation that comes with the Kitaco CDI for Ruckus. Here is another page about the Kitaco CDI install. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases made after clicking Amazon links on this website.
Are you unsure whether or not you need a special driver’s license for the Honda Ruckus in your American state? Check this list to find out. Some states require a special vehicle registration for your scooter, too. This list is… Continue Reading →
Honda recommends a 4 stroke motorcycle oil for the Ruckus scooter. The official Honda product is Pro Honda GN4 4-stroke oil (or Honda 4-stroke oil). This oil is a SAE 10W-30 (or 10W-40 in warmer climates). More specifically: 4-stroke motorcycle… Continue Reading →
Notes by number At higher odometer readings, repeat at the frequency interval established here. Service more frequently if the scotter is ridden in unusually wet or dusty areas. Service more frequently if the scooter is ridden often at full throttle… Continue Reading →
There are plenty of forums used by Ruckus riders, but these are the biggest and the best. Total Ruckus [totalruckus.com] Ruckus Central [battlescooter.proboards.com] Honda-Tech Honda Ruckus & Scooters [honda-tech.com/forumdisplay.php?f=126] Enjoy! As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases made… Continue Reading →
Typical of the two styles of small scooters is the 2011 Honda Ruckus, which has a slightly rugged look, resembling a mini bike. The Ruckus has a 49cc one-cylinder, four-stroke engine (the more old-fashioned two-stroke engines burn oil), and weighs… Continue Reading →
The 2011 Honda Ruckus sales brochure is available on powersports.honda.com. I have saved a copy for the future here. Honda lists the 2011 Ruckus specifications: Engine 49cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Fuel System 15mm CV carburetor w/automatic choke Transmission Automatic V-Matic… Continue Reading →